Find Your Dream Vacation at this Year’s Auction!

The highlight of our annual auction has always been the exciting getaway opportunities! This year, we have a wide array of dream vacations and getaways to bid on. Here’s a full list of what you can expect to find at this year’s auction!


5-Night Stay at Nags Head Beach House

Value: $2,000

A sound-front home with spectacular views of the sunset and golf course. Three tastefully decorated master suites, every room overlooks the water and only a pitching wedge to the golf course clubhouse! Excellent golfer or family vacation getaway! 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bath Outer Banks vacation home. Fairway/sound-front location on the Nags Head Golf Links in the Village at Nags Head. Swim in the sound behind the house or at the beach a quarter mile walk away. Hot tub on deck, WiFi, gas fireplace, grill and outside shower. Available anytime between mid-November 2017 and mid-May 2018 or mid-September 2018 to mid-November 2018. Parking for 4-5 cars. 


3-Night Weekend Stay at Gorgeous Alpine Home

Value: $1,050


Enjoy a 3-night, weekend stay at this stunning alpine home in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Wintergreen offers a wide range of year-round activities like skiing, golf, tennis, hiking, horseback riding, and much more. Enjoy the scenery of the Blue Ridge from a gorgeous, custom-built alpine home! The 4-bedroom, 4-bath house sleeps 8-10 people and boasts a great room with a 25-foot vaulted ceiling, floor-to-ceiling windows, beautiful stone fireplace (gas), gas fireplace in the master bedroom suite, magnificent views from four decks, gourmet kitchen, large steam shower, eight person hot tub, and much more. The décor is granite, cedar, natural wood and stone, and is furnished in a contemporary but cozy Alpine style. The artwork is extraordinary. The property backs up to the Wintergreen Foundation Nature Center, for an unobstructed panoramic view from all sides, including an eastward-facing 70 mile view.


Wintergreen Weekend Getaway

Value: $800


A 3 night weekend at a pretty and cozy Wintergreen getaway house. Weekend to be coordinated with donor. From Margaret Rittenhouse and David Woodburn.



Value: $650


This home sits on the quiet Main St. of Chincoteague Island. It has four spacious bedrooms and 2.5 baths, Sleeps 7 with 3 queen beds and 1 double futon. From this home you can view the water. Bike or drive to Assateague Island to visit the ocean, only 3 miles away. Available for 1 week in September 2018. Amenities include TV, DVD, VCR, Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, A/C, and two decks.


One-Week Cottage Stay at Southern Shores, NC

Value: $650


The Clarke Cottage is one of the Southern Shores historic Flat Top beach cottages, located just 1,000 feet from the ocean, on the Outer Banks of North Carolina near Kitty Hawk and Duck. The cottage sits directly across from a natural preserve area, and guests can enjoy the beach, walking paths, and amenities of the Southern Shores Neighborhood association! There are 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, and has a large enclosed porch. The cottage is most comfortable for 6 people. One bedroom has a queen bed, and two bedrooms have 2 twin beds, the living room has a queen sleeper sofa. Direct TV, piano, grill, bicycles, and fishing rods are provided. Please bring your own linens & towels. Pets are not allowed. Rental includes access to amenities of the Southern Shores Civic Association (ocean side parking, boat ramp, bike paths, handicap beach access, trails through dunes and maritime forests). One-week stay, with check-in at 3pm and checkout at 10am. Website: Available during May and October.


3-Night Stay in Lovely Cottage in Duck, NC

Value: $525


Three-night stay in lovely cottage in Duck, North Carolina on the beautiful Outer Banks. About 300 yards from the beach, you can enjoy your days by the water and evenings in a beautiful cabin home. Relax in the comfortable Great Room decorated with knotty pine tongue groove paneling. The 3 bedrooms were updated and all new flooring was installed. House is equipped with password protected Wi-Fi ! There is a well-equipped kitchen or cook up your ‘catch of the day’ on the gas grill. Bring your bike and enjoy an exciting bike path that connects Duck and Corolla! This cottage has 3 bedrooms; 7 people maximum may stay for 3 nights in the off-season. Not available on holidays. Available in the January-April or September-December. This perennial auction favorite is a tribute to the memory of early and long time RPEC activist Galen Heckman whose family owns the cottage. Visit to see rental calendar. PROP #303436


Afton Mountain Getaway

Value: $260


How about a three-day, two-night getaway to Afton Mountain? Enjoy a spectacular view of the Rockfish Gap from a tiny, cozy and absolutely charming cottage, just 1 ½ hours from Richmond. Hiking? The Appalachian Trail is a 10-minute walk away. Wine tasting? Visit three wineries within a short drive. Craft brew aficionado? Choose from five local breweries. Charming towns? Head to historic Staunton, a 20-minute drive away. Or – sit, read and relax while enjoying the view! The cottage has a modern kitchen, queen-size Murphy bed and a roll-out twin bed. Offer expires May 1. Dates to be mutually agreed upon.


#221 The Clearing Retreat Center

Value: $200

Two Day, One Night Rental

The Clearing is the Richmond Friends’ meditative retreat center, in the center of roughly 85-acres of natural forest within an hour’s drive of Richmond. Includes a modern air-conditioned lodge with a large meeting room with fireplace, full kitchen, two bathrooms, and a big front deck. Also two sleeping cabins, 20+ cleared campsites, an open grassy area with a roofed pavilion, outdoor worship area, an Adirondack shelter, outdoor privies, an all-weather gravel access road and parking. A great vacation spot for your family, extended family, or any group up to about 20 people.

Don’t forget to take a look at our full items catalog, and we’ll see you at the auction!